Missing woman and German Shepherd found safe in Walla Walla County

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UPDATE on Nov. 1, 2022: The woman and german shepherd that were reported missing out of Walla Walla County were found safely six days after her disappearance was first reported.

According to the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, the woman exited the shop on a privately owned field around 11:14 a.m. on Nov. 1. She asked field workers for help, drawing deputies to the scene. They confirmed that she is 55-year-old Courtney Shelton.

Shelton and her dog are being transported back to the city for medical evaluation and clearance, but early indications are that she is only suffering from dehydration.

No further details are available at this time.


WALLA WALLA COUNTY, Wash. — The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing woman.  

They say 55-year-old Courtney Shelton’s vehicle was located along Yox Road, a remote road in the county. She was not with the vehicle.  

According to officials, Shelton does not have any ties to the area.  

The missing woman had been seen the day prior with a German Shephard dog.  

Anyone with information about Shelton’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (509) 524-5400. 

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